Monday, December 16, 2013

All Hail China

China’s Chang’e 3 moon landing. Awesome. The Indian Mars mission, and now this are all great developments. Accomplishments of this order indicate the level of mathematical sophistication reached by a nation or humanity in general (which is the only type of thought that matters, all the rest are derivatives of mathematics).

There is a specific level of math you need to get to the moon for instance; u need Kalman Filters which provides a way to get accurate information out of inaccurate (noisy) data. Without it, you can fire off to go to the moon, but end up in Idaho.


Work, etc

(New way is too slow) An interesting article: says "simply having the option to decline a task has been shown to boost productivity ...